a Christian feast day honoring all the saints; first observed in 835
Hypernyms: ↑holy day of obligation
Part Holonyms: ↑November, ↑Nov

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/awl'hal"ohz/, n.
[bef. 1000]

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  • Allhallows — could be*Allhallows, Cumbria *Allhallows, Kent …   Wikipedia

  • Allhallows — [ôl΄hal′ō məsôl΄hal′ōz΄] n. [ME alhalwes < OE ealra halgena (dæg): see ALL & HALLOW1] Archaic ALL SAINTS DAY: also called Allhallowmas [ôl΄hal′ō məs] …   English World dictionary

  • Allhallows — n. All Saints Day, church holiday honoring the saints (celebrated on November 1)n. evening before Allhallows; Allhallows …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Allhallows — Allhallow All hal low, Allhallows All hal lows, n. 1. All the saints (in heaven). [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. All Saints Day, November 1st. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Allhallows — noun (plural Allhallows) Etymology: short for All Hallows Day Date: 15th century All Saints Day …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Allhallows — Original name in latin Allhallows Name in other language State code GB Continent/City Europe/London longitude 51.4675 latitude 0.64133 altitude 22 Population 1686 Date 2011 03 03 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Allhallows — /awl hal ohz/, n. See All Saints Day. [bef. 1000] * * * …   Universalium

  • allhallows — all·hal·lows …   English syllables

  • Allhallows — All•hal•lows [[t]ˌɔlˈhæl oʊz[/t]] n. rel All Saints Day • Etymology: bef. 1000 …   From formal English to slang

  • Allhallows — /ˌɔlˈhæloʊz/ (say .awl halohz) noun → All Saints Day …   Australian English dictionary

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